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James Stavridis

James Stavridis

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Trump Got a Space Force. Biden Should Get a Cyber Force.

Nearly lost in the tumult of the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan.

Iran’s Provocations Are a Warning Shot to Biden

Iran’s announcement that it would begin enriching uranium to 20%, well over the limit of 4% set in t

Biden and the Pentagon Can Declare War on Climate Change

In Germany a couple of years ago, I was at a small luncheon associated with the Munich Security Conf

Five Books That Explain the World

Every time I set out to visit a country in the NATO alliance when I was Supreme Allied Commander, I’

How Biden Can Bring the US and Europe Back Together

During my years at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, I developed a healthy respect for Europe

A Preview of Biden's Foreign Policy

I got to know Joe Biden when I was a combatant commander for the Barack Obama administration, first

Russia and the US Need a Timeout on Nuclear Weapons

I’ve never sat down and negotiated a nuclear arms agreement, but I spent much of my military career

Too Many Ships Could Swamp America's Military

As a young lieutenant commander back in the 1980s, I worked on an analysis for a strategy referred t

War in the Caucasus Will Draw in Russia and Turkey

The “frozen conflict” between Armenia and Azerbaijan has turned very hot.

Most Dangerous Waters in the World Are in the Mediterranean

As a Greek-American who lived in Athens for three years, and as a US Navy mariner, I got to know the

Artificial Intelligence Is the Next Top Gun

A few months ago I was at Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Lab in suburban Maryland, where

Where There’s Smoke, the US Navy’s on Fire

The fire that tore through US Navy amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard for more than four days

Six Ways the US Isn't Ready for Wars of the Future

Given the combination of Covid-19, economic turbulence and an election year, Americans can be forgiv

Taliban Bounties Would Be a New Low Even for Putin

As Americans consider news reports that Russia offered Taliban fighters bounties to kill US service


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